Newfoundland is home to breathtaking rolling landscapes and beautiful oceans that whales and icebergs call home. While the weather can be harsh at times, the fun doesn’t stop, which makes it the perfect place for a getaway. Here are just 15 ideas for Mother-Daughter Getaways in Newfoundland.
Go Whale Watching and Iceberg Chasing Leave the coastline and see what the ocean has to offer. Whales and icebergs are often stopped in the bay. Take a closer look at these beautiful creatures and ice formations. Enjoy a relaxing night at the Grenfell Heritage Hotel because it is a convenient place to stay so you can be ready for an early departure for the boat tour.
1 McChada Drive, St. Anthony
Spend a Mother-Daughter weekend rejuvenating yourselves when you disconnect from the pressure that you experience every day. Located in St. John’s, the Monastery Spa is the perfect place to get away from all the stress in your lives. Relax with a luxurious spa day and then spend a serene night in one of at their gorgeous on-site suites.
63 Patrick Street, St. John’s
Ocean Quest Medi Spa
Set aside a day for some special Mother-Daughter time or just spend a lazy afternoon with your loved one at the Ocean Quest Medi Spa. If you are looking for something different than the packages and specials that they offer, you can choose to make your own package by picking three or more treatments to receive a discount.
13 Stanley’s Road, Conception Bay South
Stay & Play at The Wilds Enjoy a day on the greens and a night at a luxury hotel or cottage for a Mother-Daughter Getaway. Tee off on a championship golf course at The Wilds. Watch for wildlife because moose and other animals can make their way onto the green. Hike the nature trails to see if you can spot more wildlife while connecting with nature.
299 Salmonier Line, Route 90, Holyrood
NL Food Tours
Spend 3 pleasant hours with the guides from NL Food Tours discovering delicious food, unique cultures, and making new friends along the way. During the tour, you will visit a variety of locally-owned restaurants and cafes along Duckworth and Water Streets and sample delectable dishes from each of their menus.
166 Duckworth Street, St. John’s
The Doctors House Inn & Spa
The Doctors House Inn & Spa is known by the locals as Newfoundland’s ‘best-kept secret’ that offers wonderful spa packages to help you both relax and de-stress. You can choose to stay in the luxurious inn, a spacious guest house (with a hot tub), or a new, cozy suite. So, stay a few days and lose yourselves in the breathtaking beauty the inn is surrounded by.
21 Old Hopeall Road, Green’s Harbour
Go on a Brew Bus Tour If you both enjoy a good beer, then booking a Brew Bus Tour is the perfect Mother-Daughter activity for you. You will get to experience Newfoundland’s phenomenal new craft beer scene. Your guide will take you to the best breweries in town, where you will get to sample brews like lagers made with ancient iceberg water to darker brews made with real molasses. You can even end your evening with a Screech-In to become an honorary Newfoundlander and kiss the cod to make it official.
1 Patrick Street, St. John’s
Ski and Stay
Get ready for a snow adventure. Hit the slopes at the White Hills Resort for a day zipping down the slopes and relax at the Kilmory Resort. The Ski and Stay package is offered with a studio, a one bedroom or two bedroom stay in a chalet and White Hills Resort lift passes at a discounted price for up to 6 people.
Burin Pen Highway Route 210, Swift Current
Hit the Slopes at Marble Mountain
Get ready for a winter adventure when head to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Carve the 39 trails day and night. Located just five minutes from Corner Brook, Canada’s snowiest city, Mable Mountain receives an average of 16 feet of snow per year, so the snow fun continues well into April.
Steady Brook, NL
Cowan Plaza Bingo
Grab your bingo dabbers and have a fun girls night out at Cowan Plaza Bingo. The hall is open every night. Doors open at 6:45 pm and games at 8:00 pm. See if you can win the jackpot that grows with every game that is played.
644 Topsail Road, St. John’s
Do on a 7 day Land and Sea Tour
Get ready for a one of kind week-long getaway exploring the best of food and hiking adventures. The tour starts in Gros Morne National Park and will explore the area. Days are packed with activities and adventures that will make memories for a lifetime.
If you want to fun with your teenage daughter, then get ready to jump, bounce, slide, climb and run all day when heading to Axtion Climb. An excellent option for indoor fun, Axtion will keep both of you entertained the whole day long. Stay on the ground and bump around on the bumper boats or climb high and challenge yourself on the Skywalk high ropes course.
55 Hebron Way, St. John’s
Splash N Putt Resort
Get ready for a day packed with splashing around and playing mini-golf at Newfoundland’s premier water park. Keep the fun going by staying at the Splash N Putt Cabins that are located just down the road. Go on a relaxing stroll and take in the gorgeous scenery of the Terra Nova National Park.
Enjoy The Finer Things on the Finer Things Food Tour
Gros Morne is home to many amazing restaurants. Sample what these restaurants have been cooking up on one of Newfoundland’s best tours. Relax in the private dining room and enjoy a delectable three-course meal with optional wine pairings, which showcases the freshest local seafood.
Have an Axe-Cellant Adventure
Get ready for an axe-cellant adventure in Gander. Hit the town with free admission to the Legends Lounge and then try your hand at axe throwing at Gander’s newest attraction “The Axe Shed”.
6 Caldwell Street, Gander